College, Inc.: faculty


Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 02/17/2012

American University adjunct faculty vote to unionize

Part-timers cite “near-poverty wages” at Tenleytown campus.

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:58 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Labor | Tags:  faculty, American University, unions, labor

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Study: One-fifth of faculty does most of the work

If the other 80 percent worked as hard as the most productive 20 percent, tuition at the University of Texas could be cut in half, the study suggests.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:23 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Finance, Labor, Pedagogy, Public policy, Publics | Tags:  faculty, Center for College Affordibility and Productivity

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Among local universities, Georgetown pays best

AU, GWU rank second and third in average annual salary for full professors, according to industry survey.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Finance, Labor, Pedagogy | Tags:  college faculty

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/10/2011

Prince George's faculty unhappy with customer-service badges

Community college professors don't always get the respect afforded to their counterparts at four-year universities. That may explain why faculty at Prince George's Community College have not warmed to a campus-wide initiative that asks them to wear name badges and...

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Community Colleges, Community Colleges, Community Colleges, Community Colleges | Tags:  PGCC faculty reject name badges, community college faculty badges, faculty reject nametags, professors protest wearing nametags

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Virginia U uses U.S. News data in faculty hires

A report in today's Inside Higher Ed says Christopher Newport University in Virginia's Hampton Roads region is using data from U.S. News & World Report collegiate rankings as a factor in faculty hires. Faculty leaders and administrators are in mild...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  CNU faculty, CNU uses US News rankings, Christopher Newport University, Christopher Newport faculty, U.S. News rankings

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/21/2010

Link: U-Md pulled into labor dispute in California

The University of Maryland is the lead story in today's edition of Inside Higher Ed, with an account of a professor who may have dragged his university into a California labor dispute with a legal opinion written on U-Md. letterhead....

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Labor, Labor | Tags:  Faculty, U-Md, labor unions